AUGUSTA (WJBF) – One person has died in a recent house fire on Flowing Wells Road.

The home is on the 1400 block of Flowing Wells Road and a huge plume of black smoke could be seen for miles.

Fire crews responded around 8 a.m.

After getting the blaze under control, firefighters located a man and a dog in the front room of the home.

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has identified that man as 62-year-old Mark Dorn. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the fire at 9:10 a.m.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

No word on how the fire got started.